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The “Next” Method For Strategic Thinking

Today’s message is actually a recommended exercise that I learned a number of years ago. I first heard it from Bob Proctor and I’ve heard a similar idea in the book “The Magic Of Thinking Big” by David Schwartz. The “next” method for strategic thinking is a little exercise you can perform alone or, ideally, […]

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Being Ruthless With Your Time

A number of years ago, I had an appointment with someone for coffee to discuss business and I completely forgot to show up. This person was sitting at the coffee shop for 40 minutes or so just waiting and I never showed. It was the only time in my life I had ever done anything […]

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The Ugly Side Of Success

Ever have an awesome idea for a business or some kind of cool project? Do you remember how exciting it was at the beginning as you envisioned all of powerful results and success you would achieve? All of the benefits you would gain… NOW… do you remember how that excitement died off and the project […]

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Don’t Let Fear Of Mistakes Stop You

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Friday Ignite 4 – A Cool Thank You Note I Got

So I was checking my email this morning and I found a really cool thank you letter from someone who I hadn’t actually met before. So you’re probably wondering… if I had never met him, how the hell did I deserve the thanks? Check this out to get the story: Since filming the vid, I […]

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30 Day Challenge – Day 1

New Member Counter: 1 My Membership Website: Best Quality PLR My 30 Day Challenge Explained Here So, I had a great Day 1. I was happy with what I was able to accomplish. I summarized my major actions in this video: Here is a text summary of my 3 major actions towards adding 100 new […]

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Manage Your Energy Not Your Time

I have been wanting to blog about this topic for some time now. For the past 6 or 7 weeks, I have spent all of my “study time” immersed in the work of Tony Schwartz from The Energy Project. I am almost done his book called The Power of Full Engagement (not an affiliate link, […]

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Creating a Successful Business Online

Guest Post by Richard Butler Creating a successful business online For many people the dream is to have and run a successful business online.  It’s a dream because it means a lot of things to people: Untold riches Untold amounts of travel Untold amount of free time However is this a dream or a reality? […]

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Simplifying Marketing and Sales

If you are anything like me, you really hate the feeling of being pushy when it comes to marketing and promoting yourself and your business. I think we hate it because we hate when people sell to us in that manner. I read a great article by Sonia Simone from Copyblogger called: How To Stop […]

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Reality Check About Starting a Business

I recently read an article on the Jonathan Fields blog which REALLY stood out to me. I read so many great pieces of content online but this one practically jumped off the screen at me. It was a guest post by a guy name Scott Gerber called The Cold, Hard Truth About Starting a Business. […]

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Embracing Criticism and Judgment

In my latest video update, I talk about a topic that has been popping up a lot in my world for the past few weeks. For anyone doing something creative (like starting a business, running a blog, creating music, etc…) you inherently open yourself up to criticism and judgment. Most people avoid this at all […]

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Hardships and Challenges are Your Assets

I have recently started following an up and coming motivational speaker based out of the US named Eric Thomas. Eric has a very inspirational story and is doing some incredible work to help the inner city youth throughout the country. In one of his talks to a group of students, he describes dropping out of […]

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Eric Thomas – Motivational Speech About Success

I reserve the Inspirational People category on my blog for the select few people who have made a huge impact on me and I simply want to share their story. Eric Thomas is one of those people. I found his video on an Internet Marketing forum that I visit regularly and everyone was talking about […]

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Creating a Sense of Urgency to Drive Results

Have you ever been in an “urgent” situation that commanded all of your attention? Most of us have faced this sort of “back against the wall” type of scenario at some point in our lives. When this happens, we are far more likely to take immediate action to resolve the problem or address the issue […]

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Ideas Implemented Faster than Ever Before

I have been working on some really exciting new ideas this week and it got me thinking about the process of idea creation. I know most people would agree that creating ideas and dreaming about the potential of a future creation can be a huge rush. The problem is that most ideas die shortly after […]

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Break Through Ridiculous Roadblocks

I have faced thousands and thousands of roadblocks on my business journey. People, events and circumstances will inevitably appear as roadblocks on your path to your dream. COUNT ON IT. What you don’t have to count on is letting the roadblocks stop you, demotivate you or intimidate you. If you get assertive and confident (even […]

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Deciding How to Spend Your Time

When you are building your own business, there are thousands of actions you must take on your journey. Taking the most appropriate actions that result in business growth are obviously critical to your success. The problem for a lot of new entrepreneurs is deciding what exactly they should be doing on a weekly or even […]

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Don’t Underestimate Time Required for Big Jobs

A lot of entrepreneurs, myself included, often suffer from “blind optimism” when it comes to implementing ideas. Basically what this means is that we underestimate the real work load of a big task. This can happen for a number of reasons but it is usually triggered by the rush of excitement that a fresh, new […]

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Are you Comfortable Being Yourself?

One of the great things about being your own boss is that you never have anyone to tell you about the “proper” way to behave, dress, react or think. It is an amazing opportunity to be as authentic and real as possible. I find the business owners who do this best, tend to attract the […]

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Leveraging Your Time for Business Growth

In this video, Brad Gosse asks me to explain a system I am using to support the members of a program I run where I coach people on how to develop WordPress websites and market those websites using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and social media best practices. For an overview of my WordPress Coaching Program, […]

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